LibraryThing Review I value the entire work, but most especially Appendix 2: Buddhism and Poetry, where the author lucidly points out that Buddhist texts have a history of great poetry and of being sung to beautiful tunes. May the time come soon when this flowers in English, as it surely must.
Guru Rinpoche: His Life and Times (Tsadra Foundation Series) A selection of translations and commentary by Zangpo (the Tibetan name of Hugh Leslie Thompson), the translator of other key Buddhist texts, this book attempts to afford Westerners some glimpse of
The first Tibetan to attain complete enlightenment was in all probability the woman Yeshe Tsogyal, the closest disciple of Padmasambhava, the master who brought Buddhism to Tibet in the eighth cent...
From the noble lotus pond of pure conduct,
The swan of intelligence calls.
By the white wings of the three practices of the teachings,
May all wise sentient beings be happy.<p...
This lucid translation of a rare Tibetan text makes available for the first time to Western readers the remarkable life story of Princess Madarava. As the principal consort of the eighth century In...